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speaks out for the first time. >>> it is the cutting edge science that turned a piece of skin into a beating heart on this amazing breakthrough that's changing medicine as we know it. >>> and man versus croc. the dangerous mission with what could be the largest crocodile on the planet, but who is the hunter, and who is the hunted? >> keep it right here, >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with bill wier. >> good evening. it is the sorted sex scandal that has turned a new england town upside down. an exercise instructor charged with using her latin themed workout studio for a prostitution ring whose detailed list of alleged clients name the names of over 100 local men. now her alleged business partner is feeling the heat, and tonight for the first time he speaks out to abc's john. >> reporter: this small picturesque new england town just a few miles from the summer compound of the first president bush is at the unlikely center of a white hot sex scandal. authorities claim this seemingly legitimate zumba dance studio, run by this woman, 30-year-old alexis wright, was act
. >> that is a pretty shot. thank you, lisa. also cutting edge science turns to toys. we will explain why researchers would build >> welcome back, everyone. it's 6:46 on this sunday, january 20ing. thank you for getting up and watching the abc7 sunday morning news. for your viewing pleasure, a shot from our east bay cam showing you emeryville looking across the bay to san francisco. a nice day on tap as we've had for the last several days. lisa argen says a change is on the way. she will be here to explain in just a few. >>> the cutting edge of science also involves ideas so complicated it's hard to wrap your mind around them. but one innovative program in the bay area is trying to make scientific research more efficient by making parts of it simpler. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> when most people see a stack of legos, you see this, and this guy sees building blocks of science. his campus used piles of them to construct their very own working lego microscope. >> the microscope essentially is made out of two lenses. the first one is here. >> they did need to
, cutting edge science turns to toys. we will explain why researchers would build a real microscope out of legos. [ male announcer ] pillsbury grands biscuits. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> welcome back, it's 5:46. the temperatures in the bay area have been quite mild the last few days but apparently that's going to change, so says lisa argen, who will be coming up with her full accuweather forecast. >>> new this morning as 49ers fever builds and the team once again becomes one of the hottest franchise necessary the nfl, their new stadium in santa clara could open without a naming rights deal. today san francisco chronicle quotes team's spokesman bob lang as saying the team does not have anything in the pipeline yet. adding
a question posed earlier. >> why >> cutting edge of science often involves ideas that you can't can't wrap your mind around them. >> where people see legos this researcher sees a building block of science, his team at university mission bay campus used piles of them to construct their own working lego microscopes. >> it is two lenses. first one is objective. it's here. >> he says they did need special parts in the 3 d printer. a kind of computerized easy bake oven that can make useful items. >> the results? a working device built to answer questions. except one you may be asking now. why build a microscope out of legos? answer is a new program that is designed to change the way scientists think about their work. the director says one goal is to make projects more practical. >> and having work together. in way of brin storming them. it's bringing new dimension to the way it can be done. >> the team was tasked with reimaging uses for a scope development at the university of california. createors envisioned it was as a way of diagnosing diseases but it has yet to be commercialized. scott patt
. apologies to matt damon, we ran out of time. tomorrow night, mark wahlberg, jennifer lopez and science bob. thanks for watching. stay up for "nightline." good night. >>> tonight on "nightline," she's charged with shooting, stabbing, and slashing her one-time boyfriend. tonight, the explosive recordings exposing her changing story and her web of lies. >>> hot, sweaty, and under fire. he claims he can help you live longer and improve your sex life. the millionaire guru and the accusation shaking his hot yoga empire. >>> secret brazil. we journeyed to the hidden corners of south america for close encounters with nature's noble and not so noble beasts. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with cynthia mcfadden. >> good evening, and thanks for joining us. tonight, we begin with a shocking story of love gone deadly wrong. the latest twist in the murder trial of 32-year-old woman charged with shooting, stabbing, and slashing her one-time boyfriend. well, she's admitted to police that she did indeed kill him. she's claiming it was self-defense. but today, explosive new tapes reminded the ju
live." >> kids teachers and me the difference between boys and girls and science brought some reverse helium balloons that do this. luke, i am your father. >> is that for real? >> i don't know. it is funny. >> "jimmy kimmle live" is >>> if you are hoping to be decked out in 49er apparel for sunday's big game and you don't have any yet, you better get on it. there is a run on all things niners. we caught up with the team as they were leaving for atlanta today. ama dates is live for us in the south bay. ama? >> yes, carolyn. 49ers fever has swept the bay area. somebody walked behind me and said woo-hoo, kaepernick. while the team is in atlanta, the fans are with them in spirit. as the 49ers prepare to take on the falcons in atlanta, fans at the sports authority are buying up the team apparel. >> i got lucky with the kaepernick jersey i got that was the right size and it was the last one. >> he needed to wear it to the house party he is going to with friends. others will catch the game in places like pedro's tavern in san pedro. >> we have been getting calls sunday and even sunday evenin
and make new averages and they have been trending. i think that is new normal. >> the science at many weather conferences i have attended provided proof and the glaciers and charts of the temperatures rising, not just in one location around the country. i think certainly global warming is a huge threat to the bay area. if it continues at current pace we could be seeing major climate changes. we're seeing changes around the country and around the world. >> i have to say one of the best tools we have is live doppler 7-hd. >> leigh glaser, "abc 7 news" meteorologist. >> when i am out in the field reporting on weather, it is spot on. it is so reliable, it's accurate live doppler 7. >> it's on mount st. helena. it is farther west than any other bay area radar. >> with radarn ands location and location, like real estate having ours in the north and farther to the west is going to help us sees comin storms cominn or coming in from the west. we will be able to see them quicker. >> logan johnson, national weather service. >> ours is located near san jose so it doesn't cover the north bay so we
they come up with 11%? >> it's science. >> yes. it's science. >> boxers wear sweet suit autos yes. >> and interesting design. anyway. don't forget jimmy kimmel live every night right here on abc 7. he gave a comment teary big announcement on a new search tool. >> mark zuckerberg announced if you post one more picture of your cat sleeping they're going delete your ak graph search delivers search results more customized by incorporating information from your network of friends. you can ask who are my friends that live in san francisco? and ill it will answer, if have you to ask that, you don't have friends. >> i'm rung low on friends now. manhattanno and phillip phillips. week nights 11:35 p.m. and then, night line comes on after jimmy. >> still ahead here, the new emergency notification coming to marin county. plus. >> if you have pride in 40 401 -- 415, you might hate 628. when the new code is coming up. >> in abc 7 newsroom, new battle line drawn over guns and gun control. today's issue that aims to protect the privacy. >> and a push for moron line college courses. today, regents
by the proceedings of national academy of science. crisp clear chilly night around the bay year. it is indeed. city hall lit up and 49ers red gold show of support for the team. big nfc championship weekend this well also sporting the red gold trim. spencer is in for sandhya tonight with the forecast. >> crisp. makes you seem not quite so cold but it's cold. here's look at life doppler 7 hd. temperatures plummeting coping in 31 apartment below. 34 santa rosa 36 novato. 35 at fairfield. 33 at livermore. temperatures dropping all around the bay area one of the coldest nights of the season. and two hour temperature change rather striking if someplaces 90 degrees colder at this in our than this 11 degrees colder right now in napa 5 degrees colder santa rosa and fairfield and 6 degrees cold interoakland. this is going to be a colder night over all than we had last nature. very cold over nature with freeze warning foster i'm happy to say will start to build in around the week. 26 in napa santa rosa and fairfield. 28 maybe even lower. twain at concord and morgan hill 32 at san jose and it drops
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straightforward guidance and be able to focus on other things, like each other, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> well, what do you think about hardened criminals serving time behind bars, you probably don't think about knitting. but in one prison in maryland, two retirees are turning dozens of convicts into converts with the help of yarn, needles and the zen of the stitch. >> reporter: barbed wire fences, watchmen towers and a group of men with convictions. hardened criminals. this is no white-collar country club. >> i'm arrested for armed kidnapping. >> attempted murder. >> reporter: but listen a little closer. >> i love knitting. >> reporter: and you realize there's more here than meets the eye. >> i'm knitting a small hat for a kid. >> reporter: that softer side appears every thursday around dusk. with two unusual visitors to the pre-release unit in jessup, maryland. meet lynn and sheila. you wanted to give knitting needles to hardened criminals. is that a good idea? >> for a man to have picked up needles to walk through that door, to say come on,
to "science bob" pflugfelder. again, go to his website, sciencebob.com. we apologize to mad damon, we did run out of time for him. "nightline" is next. free chips for everyone. thanks for watching. good night. >>> tonight on "nightline," an american icon's shattering confession. lance armstrong coming clean about the lies that could cost his reputation, millions, and his live strong empire. >>> heartbreak or hoax? the tragic romance that never was. the curious case of a college football star and his fake online girlfriend. tonight, was he duped or did he know? >>> and a dramatic rescue mission for american hostages held by terrorists in north africa. we have the latest as some of the missing make their way home. >>> from new york city, this is "nightline" with bill weir. >> good evening, thanks for staying up late with us tonight. well, a cancer survivor wins the most grueling race in the world seven times clean. it's the kind of story we want to believe in, right? well, tonight brought confirmation from lance armstrong that on the contrary, he was really a cheating, lying bully who spent yea
, to the colorado science teacher that was fired after school officials found out she once starred in pornographic movies. gio benitez has the story. good morning, gio. >> reporter: good morning, elizabeth. what this california teacher hoped would end as a story of redemption, as become a cautionary tale. what you do in the past can come back to haunt you. and this morning, her porn actress past may have gotten her banned from working in a classroom again. her 12-year-old and 13-year-old middle school students knew her as miss halas, the science teacher. but fans of 32-year-old stacie hal halas, knew her as tiffany six, the porn star. now, she's out of a job, banned from teaching. a panel of three california judges unanimously agreeing tuesday that her hard-core past has no place in the classroom. >> we've had a viral buzz going around with 12-year-olds and 13-year-olds showing porn. >> reporter: the oxnard school district initially fired halas last april, after students discovered she performed in at least 18 x-rated films. from 2005, to 2006. in a behind-the-scenes interview, halas reportedly ta
shows it might be due to socio-economic published by the proceedings of national academy of science. crisp clear chilly night around the bay year. it is indeed. city hall lit up and 49ers red gold show of support for the team. big nfc championship weekend this well also sporting the red gold trim. spencer is in for sandhya tonight with the forecast. >> crisp. makes you seem not quite so cold but it's cold. here's look at life doppler 7 hd. temperatures plummeting coping in 31 apartment below. 34 santa rosa 36 novato. 35 at fairfield. 33 at livermore. temperatures dropping all around the bay area one of the coldest nights of the season. and two hour change change rather striking if someplaces 90 degrees colder at this in our than this 11 degrees colder right now in napa 5 degrees colder santa rosa and fairfield and 6 degrees cold interoakland. this is going to be a colder night over all than we had last nature. very cold over nature with freeze warning foster i'm happy to say will start to build in around the week. 26 in napa santa rosa and fairfield. 28 maybe even lower.
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is really more an art than a science. a forest of beeping monitors can't always tell a doctor if a patient is truly unconscious. >> a way to inject a little current -- >> reporter: the new issue of "the atlantic" on stands today reports on what may be a breakthrough. a new approach that could monitor consciousness itself. >> you don't want the patient to move, to feel any pain, to have any memory. >> reporter: dr. giulio tonino's work looks at the brain. his theory? all the electrical signals -- sight, sound, pain, spreading across the brain -- creates consciousness. think of it as flipping a light switch, with light spilling into all the rooms of your brain. in surgery, anesthesia closes the doors, the lights, the electrical signals can't spread. that's when you are truly unconscious. tonino's new awareness monitor stimulates the brain with an electric current to see if it spreads. a truly unconscious brain would have no reaction. a brain conscious during surgery would. >> you're actually injecting current to the brain and finding out whether the various parts of the brain are talking to
's "jimmy kimmel live." tonight -- mark wahlberg. jennifer lopez. and "science bob" pflugfelder. with cleto and the cletones. and now, here's jimmy kimmel! >> jimmy: welcome. hi there, i'm jimmy, i'm the host of the show. thank you for watching. thank you for coming to see us in person. look, i know things are a little tense between us right now, but what do you say we forget about the past and just live in the today, you know? on monday, which is
teachers and me the difference between boys and girls and science brought some reverse helium balloons that do this. luke, i am your father. >> is that for real? >> i don't know. it is funny. >> "jimmy kimmle live" is >>> if you are hoping to be decked out in 49er apparel for sunday's big game and you don't have any yet, you better get on it. there is a run on all things niners. we caught up with the team as they were leaving for atlanta today. ama dates is live for us in the south bay. ama? >> yes, carolyn. 49ers fever has swept the bay area. somebody walked behind me and said kae, kaepernick. while the team is in atlanta, the fans are with them in spirit. as the 49ers prepare to take on the falcons in atlanta, fans at the sports authority are buying up the team apparel. >> i got lucky with the kaepernick jersey i got that was the right size and it was the last one. >> he needed to wear it to the house party he is going to with friends. others will catch the game in places like pedro's tavern in san pedro. >> we have been getting calls sunday and even sunday evening. they want reserva
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. >> no single person can train all of the math and science teachers we need to-to-teach our children for the future. >> repeating the phrase we the people, he outlined priority autos we will rye respond to the threat of climate change. knowing that the failure to do so would detray our children and future generations. >> reaction from the seer wherea club? >> it's important time for him to be leading on this issue. >> also talked about championing gay rights. >> our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone uls els under the law. if we're truly created equal the love for one another must be equal as well. >> the head of the national center for lesbian rights said she was close to tear autos we felt we weren't in a back room maybe he'll talk to fuss no one is watching. >> the impact on republican who's fear any compromise to lead to a challenge from within their own ranks. saying change will depend less on president and democrats and more on moderate republican autos jeb bushes of the republican party, lamar alexander, on the podium with the pr
prosecuters say he illegally down loaded millions of science journals. we're live with his bay area connection. >> as indicated the federal government considered aaron schwartz a thief, for allegedly down loading academic paper was out permission. a case many believe led to his suicide. his robin hood like advocacy had strong bay area influences. >> schwartz gave a lecture last may. >> if we've lost the ability to communicate over the internet it could be a changed bill of rights, freedoms guaranteed in the constitution he dropped out of stanford but maintained a close friendship with lessic whoççí[ spoke about him today he was going to -- an incredible soul who inspired millions who,( now weep as we've seen a crossek:÷ e internet in outrage and devastation that he would have been driven to the cliff that he stepped over. >> the cliff was felony charges by the'z. swr justice department when he down loaded research papers at m.i.t.. cindy cohen met him six or seven years ago. >> he found a bunch of kindred souls. he first hooked up with cory was here, it's a testament to the movement. it
of science. >> a simple pleasure that google provides, doodles show something interesting about a particular date. the process is shared with schoolchildren each year. today is the launch of the contest and it runs through march 22. these are past winners for the dude tell congress for students from kindergarten through high school so get the kids up and going. >> amazing creativity. next at 6:00 we are continuing to follow breaking news from a pier fire that is burning on the waterfront in crockett and firefighters say they have to let this burn out on its own. >> how accurate are the websites that provide medical conversation. clear >> this is abc7 news. >> a pier fire burns and firefighters say they may have to let it burn. >> happen this morning, extra help to the helpless struggling this dangerously cold conditions today. >> lance armstrong is back pedaling what low said about doping during the disgraced and famed career. >> and now, thank you for joining us. >> just wait. just be patient. the cold temperatures will be leaving. >> usually petaluma is the cool spot and this morning...liv
comfortable. abc7 news health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> ellen sue is all smiles when she plays with her newborn son. a smile that's actually improving thanks to evolving technology. >> today we will scan your feet. >> she's beenfied for the popular invisaline braces. >> it's a departure from the traditional molds used by most orthodontists. >> now we can have models without taking the goopy impressions. >> first he reaches for the scanner that will photograph ellen's teeth. it's connected to a computer system that will ultimately beam the images from her practice in san francisco to the itera lab. over the next several minutes the doctor guides the camera around ellen's upper and lower jaw line. the device is completely optical. no radiation. >> we can get these areas here. >> step by step the camera builds a three-dimensional map of her teeth. the computer alerts the dentist if the section doesn't have a complete image so it can be rephotographed. >> it's very precise and very accurate. >> she said the process is typically quicker than traditional impressionings
a lot more comfortable. health and science reporter carolyn johnson has the details. >> helen sue is all smiles when she plays with her newborn son. she has benefited for the popular invisoline braces. it's to adjust them is departure from traditional molds used by other doctors. >> it's called the health scanner. we can have study models without taking the immaterial presentations. >> first they reach for the scanner that will photograph her teeth. it's connected to a computer system that will beam the images from her practice in san francisco to the itero lab. over the next several minutes the doctor guides the camera around ellen's up and lower jaw line. it's optical. >> these little areas right there. >> step by step they build a map of her teeth. computer alerts the dentist they don't have a complete image so it can be rephotographed. >> it's very accurate. >> it's quicker than traditional impressions. >> you have to leave the material that does not taste good from three to five minutes. if it wasn't a good impression they would have to take another one. >> cost can vary by practice
is reporting that today's event will be marked by a mixture of science and ballyhoo with free 20 minute tours sponsored by the marine mammal center and the aquarium of the bay. the tour starts at the top of each hour at 11:00 this morning until 2:00 this afternoon. meet at the sea lion statue at pier 39. if you plan to watch the niners today, you can take the sea lion tour tomorrow. i think this is one of those places locals tend to stay away from, they think it is a tourist trap, but i was there yesterday and there are a lot of cool places and the sea lion tour should really be nice. >> there's a reason all those people go there. >> yeah, yeah. >> we are looking at a couple more days of the fair weather and mild temperatures. the storm track staying well to the north through tuesday. by wednesday featuring cooler weather. not likely we will see much rain at all by midweek. 66 and milder here with big waves and high surf advisory until 4:00. 71 salinas. changes come wednesday with cooler air and a slight chance in the north bay and better chance next weekend. >> thank you, lisa. that will do
an art than a science. beeping monitors can't always tell if a patient is unconscious. the new issue of "the atlantic" reports on what could be a breakthrough. a new approach that can monitor consciousness itself. >> you don't want the patient to feel any pain, to have any memory. >> reporter: his work looks at the brain. his theory, all the electrical signals, sight, sound, pain spreading across the brain creates consciousness. think of it as flipping a light switch, with light spilling into all the rooms of your brain. in surgery, anaesthesia closes the door. the light, the electrical signals can't spread. that's when you're truly unconscious. this stimulates the brain with an electric current to see if it spreads. a truly unconscious brain would have no reaction. a brain conscious during surgery would. >> finding out whether the various parts of the brain are talking to each other or not. >> reporter: it would mean doctors could finally stop the horror that happened to angela. >> it really does affect somebody's life a great deal. >> how frightening a scenario is that? let's hope
. no single science teacher can teach all of the math or science our children need for the future. or build the roads and network and research labs that will bring the jobs and businesses to our shores. now, more than ever, we must do these things together, as one nation and one people. [ applause ] this generation of americans has been tested by crises that steel our resolve and proved our resilience. a decade of war is now ending. [ cheers and applause ] an economic recovery has begun. america's possibilities are limitless, for we possess all the qualities that this world without boundaries demands. youth and drive, diversity and openness. an endless capacity for risk and a gift for reinvention. my fellow americans, we are made for this moment. and we will see that so long as we seize it together. [ applause ] for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do very well and a growing many barely make it. we believe that america's prosperity must rest upon the broad shoulders of a rising middle class. we know that america thrives whenev every person can
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